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    • Infiniti G35 Sedans, Coupes Recalled By Nissan

      Infiniti G35 Sedans, Coupes Recalled By Nissan

      Nissan Motor Co. announced a recall of about 135,000 Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes due to faulty airbags that may not deploy during a crash.
      G35 Coupes from the 2005 to 2007 model year and G35…

    • Clarks Children’s Shoes Recalled

      Clarks Children’s Shoes Recalled

      Clarks Children’s Shoes, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is recalling certain pairs of shoes because molded rubber pieces on the sole can detach,…

    • Trampolines Recalled By Aviva Sports Due to Fall Hazard

      Trampolines Recalled By Aviva Sports Due to Fall Hazard

      Aviva Sports, Inc. in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is recalling 14,000 Aviva Leaps and Bounds Folding Trampolines with Safety Pad (L&B) and Aviva…

    • Decreasing Quality of Care

      Decreasing Quality of Care

      Les Wiebrod wrote this piece for the Huffington Post earlier this month, and I thought I would pass it along. he talks about two things that came out in the media this month: the Department of…

    • Making A Complaint Against A Nursing Home

      Making A Complaint Against A Nursing Home

      The purpose of the Long Term Care Ombudsman program in South Carolina is to provide advocates for the elderly and their families. If you or a loved one is a resident of a nursing home or assisted…

    • Where does the money go?

      Where does the money go?

      I was looking around to day for new nursing home stories, and I’m glad to say Jonathan Rosenfield at the Chicago Nursing Home Lawyer Blog had something i hadn’t run across already – although I…

    • Doctors:  Lawsuits are a "vital deterrent".

      Doctors: Lawsuits are a "vital deterrent".

      CNBC has an interesting story about how doctors believe lawsuits serve as a "vital deterrent" to protect consumers from unsafe drugs. Lawsuits protect consumers if drug companies do not disclose…

    • E. Coli Outbreak Reported in Michigan, Ohio

      E. Coli Outbreak Reported in Michigan, Ohio

      A spokesman for the Ohio Department of Health alerted the public to the existence of a multi-state outbreak of E-Coli bacteria, evidently involving raw ground beef from Kroger Food Stores, the largest grocery chain in the U.S. Cases of the same strain of the bacteria were discovered in both Ohio and Michigan.

    • One Died in Hopkins Car Accident

      One Died in Hopkins Car Accident

      On Saturday morning there was a car accident that left one dead in Hopkins, South Carolina. Around 4:00 a.m. a 51-year-old driver of a 1994 Ford Explorer was driving north on Mt. Elon Church Road when the driver drove off the side of the road into a ditch. The Explorer then overturned and the driver died at the scene from injuries. The driver was wearing his seatbelt when the accident…

    • CPSC Recalls Toy Wrestler Figures for Excessive Lead

      CPSC Recalls Toy Wrestler Figures for Excessive Lead

      The federal government issued a recall today for about 5,600 toy figurines because they violated the federal lead paint standard. These toy figures were sold mainly over Christmas and were made by A.A. of America of East Brunswick, New Jersey.The CPSC, the U.S. agency charged with the oversight of toy safety, announced the recall in conjunction with the toy company to alert the public to the…